Arizona's National Parks and Monuments (Images of America) by Donna,George Hartz

By Donna,George Hartz

Arizona�s 20 nationwide parks and monuments rejoice the normal wonders and wealthy history of Arizona, preserved in the course of the efforts of numerous electorate and the yankee Antiquities Act of 1906. Aggressively carried out by way of 8 US presidents, this laws allows the president to unilaterally proclaim websites as nationwide monuments with out congressional motion. The Antiquities Act was once utilized in Arizona 23 occasions, extra so than the other nation within the union. utilizing greater than 2 hundred historic pictures, lots of that have by no means been released, this publication includes the tales of the production of every of Arizona�s nationwide parks and monuments, emphasizing the significance of the panorama and cultural historical past to Arizona�s identity.

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